Greater Boston Labor Council - Salute to Municipal Officerholders

The Greater Boston Labor Council held its 13th annual salute to municipal office holders on Thursday November 17th at the Montvale Plaza in Stoneham.

USW President Rips Trump for using Chinese Made Steel

United Steelworkers International President Leo W. Gerard threatened to file a trade case against Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump after a Newsweek report said that Trump’s company used Chinese-made steel and aluminum to construct two of his latest construction projects

Please Vote on November 8th



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USW and Local 9360 provides this information on the upcoming elections:



Union Plus Life Insurance

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65% of Americans say they won’t buy life insurance because they think it’s too expensive.1

But you have an advantage. Union Plus has negotiated very affordable group rates on your behalf; rates lower than you’re likely to find elsewhere.

So don’t leave your loved ones without a safety net.

Whether it’s help with household bills, student loan debt, or final expenses, the Union Plus Term Life Insurance Plan provides a lump-sum CASH benefit at a time when it’s needed most.

Plus, the Union Plus Term Life Insurance Plan includes layoff assistance that helps protect union members when they are out of work.




1LIMRA 2015 Life Insurance Awareness Month Facts.
Underwritten by Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company, One Hartford Plaza, Hartford, CT 06155. All benefits are subject to the terms and conditions of the policy. Policies underwritten by Hartford Life and Accident Insurance Company detail exclusions, limitations and terms under which the policies may be continued in force or discontinued. This is an insurance advertisement.


USW Local 9360 Recognizes Bill Harris

On September 20, 2016, the Executive Board of USW Local 9360 recognized the heroic acts of USW Local 9360 member Bill Harris following an explosion at the MWRA Nut Island Headwork's Facility in Quincy Massachusetts.


USW District 4 Educational Conference

The USW District 4 Educational Conference was held from August 22-26 in Atlantic City. 

Action Needed on Veto Overrides – Contact Your Rep!

Governor Baker issued his vetoes and amendments to the FY 2017 budget last week and there are several areas of concern for working families. We need your help to ensure this year’s state budget doesn’t raise costs on public sector workers and retirees. Please click here to contact your State Representative and urge them to override the Governor’s vetoes on three major issues:

- The Governor’s attempt to raise GIC premium splits to 25% for all active state employees.
- A veto of language that would protect municipal retirees from premium split increases up to 50%
- The Governor’s amendment to limit the accrual of earned sick time for state workers.

Social Security Fairness - Call to Action

Action Alert #83 - Act Now to Keep H.R. 711 Going


Vote No on Lifting the Charter School Cap!

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